Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Beis
Course ID400000372

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science (2014-2015)

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours9
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • 063/4 TAEKWONDO
  • 063/7 TAEKWONDO
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will acquire all the theoretical knowledge and practical skills especially in Olympic Taekwondo competition so they can as coaches in clubs to prepare well-athletes of all racing categories in order to participate in competitions.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
THEORIE LECTURES 1. Preparation of annual coaching programming in competition TKD: Macrocycles, Mesocycles. 2. Planning of technique, tactic and physical condition in every Macrocycle and Mesocycle in competition TKD. 3. Planning of Microcycles and adaptation of their training contents in accordance with their Mesocycle. 4. Planning of the training unit in competition TKD in accordance with its objective (improvement of aerobic or anaerobic endurance, etc). 5. Heart rate (HR) intensity of athletes in TKD sparring. 6. Effects of high-intensity interval training on athletes’ speed, anaerobic endurance and heart rate. 7. Psychological preparation of athletes before competition: mental training, ideal stimulation level, stress control, attention, self-concentration, memory, self-talk, coaching, and control of fluctuating conditions in sparring. 8. Nutritional support for TKD athletes. Optimal body weight for competition and maximization of performance. 9. Craniocerebral and frequent mild injuries in TKD athletes during sparring. Prevention. 10. Analysis of sparring on video. Qualitative and statistical analysis. PRACTICE Competition TKD 1. Improvement of technique and aerobic endurance in TKD: special training systems. 2. Improvement of rhythmical capacity and muscle coordination in TKD: combinations of special techniques. 3. Offensive techniques: combinations of composite techniques. 4. Counterattack techniques: combinations of direct and indirect counterattacks. 5. Lateral movement. 6. Modern methods for strengthening muscle groups of the lower extremities with specialized drills for TKD. 7. Sparring: practice of tactic, sparring with restrictions, freestyle sparring (with guidance, correcting mistakes). Stresstraining (sparring under demanding conditions). 8. Conditioning of anaerobic alactic capacity in TKD. 9. Conditioning of anaerobic lactic capacity in TKD. Traditional TKD Shadow sparring: 6th – 9th Poomsae learning.
Taekwondo, technical attack and counter-attack, tactical fight, fights, Poomsae
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Theory Written examination on the theoretical material of the first half (10 questions, all answered with an analysis, description, etc). Practice 1. Demonstration of the combination of predetermined techniques (in Poomsae 6th to 12th). 2. Demonstration of combinations of techniques. Prerequisite for success in the examination is at least grade 5 for each item separately (theory and practice).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Μπέης Κ. (2015). TAEKWONDO-ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΟ ΑΘΛΗΜΑ. Θεσσαλονίκη.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Σημειώσεις για την Ειδικότητα Taekwondo.pdf 2. Μπέης Κ. (1998). Τεχνική, Τακτική και Κινησιολογία του αγώνα. Θεσσαλονίκη,. 3. www.kostasbeis-tkd.gr
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